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Re: Plotting different shadings in SphericalPlot3D

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  • Subject: [mg17078] Re: Plotting different shadings in SphericalPlot3D
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 02:32:14 -0400
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
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Hi Adam,

colored light has nothing to do with colored material !

	           Pi/3<=th && th<2Pi/3,GrayLevel[0.4],


will do what you want without any light.

Hope that helps

adam.smith at wrote:
> Hi:
> I am trying to make a plot of a spherical surface that has top and bottom
> "caps" that are a different shade (or color) than the middle "band".  Using
> the code below I can produce 3 separate pictures which look like this.  But
> when I try to combine them with Show[ ] the lighting of the first one listed
> is used for all 3 plots.  Is there an easy way to do this?
> Adam Smith

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